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Chile Won't Become a Developed Country If It Doesn't Change Course

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismEconomic Freedom

Blog7 hours ago

Twenty years ago, it looked like Chile was well on its way to joining the world's small club of developed countries. But this path looks less and less likely as Chile abandons its commitment to freedom and markets.

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Reflections on the Failure of Socialism

SocialismPolitical Theory

Blog08/10/2020

Eastman saw Lenin as a dogmatist guilty of great crimes, and socialism a recipe for disaster. Reflections on the Failure of Socialism is the record of his insightful assault on socialism and his defense of the free market.

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Three Ways to Speed Recovery from the Economic Crisis

Chile, like many other countries, needs to do this: cut taxes, deregulate, and limit spending.

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End the Shutdown

Big GovernmentHealth

Blog03/31/2020

The lasting and far-reaching harms caused by this authoritarian precedent far outweigh those caused by the COVID-19 virus. The American people must decide for themselves how and when to reopen society and return to their daily lives.

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Socialism and the Green New Deal: Choose One

The EnvironmentPolitical Theory

Blog12/09/2019

Central planners cannot calculate the costs and benefits of environmental policy.

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Ludwig von Mises’s Human Action: Marking 70 Years of Continuing Relevance

Book ReviewsHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog09/04/2019

The social, political, and economic conditions of our world today give Ludwig von Mises’s treatise a refreshing relevance matched by few other works written over the last century.

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What Austrians can Learn from The Socialist Manifesto

Big GovernmentSocialismU.S. Economy

Blog08/25/2019

C Jay Engel Reviews The Socialist Manifesto, from the Editor of Jacobin.

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Socialists vs. Civil Society

Socialism

Blog05/24/2019

Socialist regimes have long gone to great lengths to replace all the independent institutions of civil society with the omnipotence of the state in all things.

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